Decline Barbell Presses
- This movement is performed on a slightly declined bench, roughly 30 degrees. Lie
down on the bench, placing your legs under the supports near the end of the
- Lay back on the bench, be sure to keep your back flat against the bench. Grasp the
bar with an overhand grip, slightly wider than shoulder width. Bring the bar to your
lower chest area.
- Hold for 1 second, then press back up to the top, hold for 2 seconds.
- This movement is a little awkward at first, use a spotter if possible. Do not bounce
the weight off your chest, control the bar.